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File 005 - “Kariye Museum Project” Fundraising and Press Materials, 1985

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-005

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“Kariye Museum Project” Fundraising and Press Materials, 1985

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  • 1985 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Tauss, Charles (1927-2000)

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Spitz, Betty Sara (1933-2011)

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Original folder title: “Presentation folder for Kariye Museum Project.” Folder contains various materials provided to the press and potential funders to inform them about the conservation work and the history of Kariye Camii. Materials include: Two (2) copies of typed project overview and budget, Summer 1985. One copy includes Tauss’ curriculum vitae; Copies of newspaper articles: “Treasure at the Kariye Camii,” Güneş, October 2, 1985; and “2 Americans Salvaging Byzantine Art,” The New York Times, October 26, 1985; Three (3) 8” x 10” black and white photographs used by The New York Times for reporting on the conservation work by Tauss and Spitz in 1985. Images depict: Tauss and Spitz in front of a wall painting; Başeğmez and Tauss inside Kariye Camii; and exterior view of Kariye Camii. The photographer is Nicholas Kamm; Handwritten draft of “The Letterhead” and a copy of the letter from Erdem Yücel to Tauss, May 25, 1985; Copy of excerpts from Thomas Mathews, Byzantine Churches of Istanbul, 1976.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

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Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

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Preferred Citation: Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Use the following preferred citation for the photographic materials in Subgroup 01, Series 02, and Subgroup 02, Series 02, Box 04 and 05: Donation by Estate of Charles Tauss, Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

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  • Box: MS.BZ.011, Box 001